Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Photo: Adam Baker, Fish Boy The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) extends along 150 miles (240 km) the U.S.–Canada border in the Arrowhead Region of Minnesota. The combined region of the BWCAW, Superior National Forest, Voyageurs National Park, and Ontario’s Quetico and La Verendrye Provincial Parks make up a large area of contiguous wilderness …

Grand Marais, Minnesota

Photo:  James Marvin Phelps, Waves Crashing into Grand Marais Harbor Grand Marais, Minnesota, is located on the North Shore of Lake Superior and has a population of 1,351 per the 2010 Census. The name comes from French, a translation of Big Marsh. Spotlight North House Folk School Indigenous Peoples The land was first populated by the …

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Wikipedia: Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin …

Minnesota

Photo Minnesota shares a Lake Superior water border with Michigan and Wisconsin on the northeast; the remainder of the eastern border is with Wisconsin. Iowa is to the south, North Dakota and South Dakota to the west and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba to the north. “Minnesota” is derived from the Dakota phrase …

Minnesota Links

Minnesota Flag Links to all things Minnesota presented in somewhat random format: Features North House Folk School Prairie Island Indian Community The Mdewakanton, “those who were born of the waters,” have lived on Prairie Island for countless generations. Located in Southeastern Minnesota along the wooded shores of the Mississippi and Vermillion Rivers, Prairie Island is …

North House Folk School

Favorites North House Folk School – northhouse.org – is a small educational non-profit on the shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minnesota. The school fosters a non-competitive learning environment devoted to teaching traditional northern craft and offers more than 350 courses year round in everything from timber framing to woodworking to boatbuilding to caning …

Montevideo, Minnesota

Photo: Montevideo, Minnesota Named after the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo is a city in Chippewa County, Minnesota, Minnesota. The population was 5,383 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Chippewa County. Montevideo is located in a double river valley where the Minnesota and Chippewa rivers converge, approximately 140 miles (230 km) west …

2018 Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais

AAA Overview Map Late May – Early June 2018 road trip. May 26, Saturday. Henderson. Departure this morning. The hours before packing and thinking about packing. Enjoying the birdsongs and the wind on a typical blustery May morning in southern Nevada. We are barreling north by northeast on this trip heading to Grand Marais and …

Minnesota Grown

Elsewhere on the Web Minnesota Grown https://minnesotagrown.com The Minnesota Grown Wholesale Directory is a directory of farmers who market to restaurants, schools, grocers and other wholesale accounts. Click here to view the Wholesale Directory. Minnesota Grown members can be added to this directory for FREE! Minnesota Grown Members may click here to be added to the FREE …